MINIMOTO Sport Racer Instruction manual

INSTRUCTION
MANUAL
IMPORTANT!
Read completely before
attempting to ride
Please read this manual and save it with your original sales receipt.
Tools needed for assembly (included): Two Allen Keys, One Wrenches, and one Detachable Screwdriver.
*Protective
equipment not
included
Use only with provided: One 36 Volt Lead-Acid Rechargeable Battery,
three Ignition Keys and one Battery Charger – all included.
SKU#015319
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
Contents
MINIMOTO™ Maxii Bike
Owner’s manual and safety information
Warnings
Page
2
3-4
Electrical hazard
5
Vehicle assembly and set up
6
Brake adjustment / Storage box compartment
7
Battery charging information
8
Steps to charge battery
9
Battery care
10
Riding rules
11
Pre-ride checklist
12
How to ride your MINIMOTO™ Maxii Bike
13
Special safety warnings
14
Tire inflation procedure
15
Tire repair
16
Circuit breaker
17
If you lose the keys
17
Replacing the Chain if it "pops off":
18
Chain Drive belt adjustment and replacement:
19
How to replace the battery
20 - 21
Battery disposal
22
Trouble shooting
23 - 24
Limited warranty and registration policy
25
Registration card / VIN number
26
Appendix — spare part list
27 - 28
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
MINIMOTO SPORT RACER™
IMPORTANT!!! Before we begin:
Owner’s manual and safety instructions
Carefully read this manual completely
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before operating your electric MINIMOTO
MAXII BIKE. Keep this manual in a safe
place for future reference. Be sure you
thoroughly understand how to operate the
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components of your MINIMOTO MAXII
Like any two wheeled vehicle, riding the
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MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE can be extremely
hazardous. It is your responsibility to follow this manual for the proper set up,
inspection, riding procedure, protective
gear required, and rules of the road to
reduce the risk of serious injury.
BIKE.
NOTE:
Throughout this manual there
are many “warnings”. Be sure to read
and understand all of these “warnings”.
Please play extremely close attention to
these areas as serious injury or even
death may result in failing to do so.
The age recommendation is only an estimate. If the rider is too small, too large,
or too old to comfortably fit on the MINITM
MOTO MAXII BIKE, he/she should not
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attempt to ride it. The MINIMOTO MAXII
BIKE is not designed for or intended to be
used by of anyone under the age of 10.
Warning:
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This vehicle is a serious
machine and should be treated with
respect when riding it, working on it, or
simply being near it.
Keep away from small children.
This vehicle can obtain speeds that only
qualified riders of the proper age, size,
and maturity should attempt. That decsion rests entirely on the observation and
discretion of the direct supervising adult.
FOR
WEBSITE INFORMATION
OR REGISTRATION AND CUSTOMER
SERVICE GO TO
www.teamminimoto.com
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
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WARNINGS:
5) The rider of a MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE
should always wear appropriate footwear.
This product is meant for outdoor use only Open-toed shoes should never be allowed.
Keep shoe laces and pant legs away and
and only on private property. Never ride
clear of the wheels.
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your MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE on public
streets, alleys, or other public roads or
6) The rider must wear a safety helmet,
thoroughfares. It must never be ridden in elbow and kneepads to avoid injury if
any area that could potentially do harm to falling. Failure to wear a standard
approved helmet may result in serious perhumans, animals, or property damage.
sonal injury or death. It is also highly recNever ride around the vicinity of small chil- ommended to wear eye protection while
riding.
dren who may enter your path.
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7) The MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE is never to
be ridden by more than one person at a
time. In addition, it is not designed to pull
or tow anything behind it as it may result in
1) The decision to allow a rider to ride the
serious damage to the motor or internal
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MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE must be done with parts. Do not exceed the maximum capacthe permission of a directly supervising ity of 200 lbs (90 kg).
adult. The directly supervising adult must
read and follow all of the contents of the
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owners manual before making this deci- 8) The MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE cannot be
sion.
used on wet surfaces or in wet weather.
Special notes for supervising adults of
the rider:
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never immerse any part of the MINIMOTO
2) The rider must have previous experience MAXII BIKE in water. Moisture can damage
in riding two wheeled vehicles without train- the motor, switches, and drive components.
ing wheels before attempting to ride the
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MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE. It is the responsi- 9) The MINIMOTOTM MAXII BIKE should
bility of the supervising adult to ensure the never be ridden in mud, puddles, water, ice,
rider has the specific talent, physical ability, or slick surfaces.
and training before allowing them to
attempt to ride the bike.
10) The electric motor can become hot
when in use. Do not touch it at anytime and
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3) The MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE is never to handle it carefully.
be ridden indoors. Indoor flooring and carpets can be damaged from abrasive contact
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with the tires. The manufacturer will not be 11) Never use your MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE
responsible for any indoor damage if the while using personal radios or headphones.
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manner.
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MAXII BIKE is used in this
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12) Do not use your MINIMOTO MAXII
BIKE for stunt riding, ramp jumping, running
over curbs, acrobatics or similar activities.
4) The MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE is designed
to run on clean, flat, dry, and generally hard
surfaces by children over 10 years of age. 13) Never inflate the tires beyond 35 psi.
Recommended tire pressure is 30 psi.
It should not be used on gravel or grass.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
Inflation of the tires should be by adults
only. Serious injury or death may result in
over inflation of the tires occurs. Avoid filling the tires at a gas station. The greater
pressure of a gas station air pump makes a
blowout of the tire possible. This may
result in serious injury or death. Never use
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NON-MINIMOTO replacement parts.
14) If there is any problem or question with
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Do not return the product to the
store. Contact the Minimoto
Service Center. Authorized service is only available through the
official Minimoto Service Center.
Spare tires, inner tubes, batteries, and replacement parts can
be obtained through the
Minimoto Service Center.
the MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE, please contact
the Minimoto Service Center by calling the
15) SB 1918 (CALIFORNIA) DECLARATION:
toll free number:
1-800-434-6178
Between the hours of 8 to 4 EST, Monday
through Friday (excluding holidays)
or by email:
YOUR INSURANCE POLICIES MAY NOT
PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR ACCIDENTS
INVOLVING THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT.
TO DETERMINE IF COVERAGE IS PROVIDED, CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY
OR AGENT.
customerservice@teamminimoto.com
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Service Center Address:
Toy Quest
c/o Minimoto Service Center
1800 N. 9th Street
Indianola, Iowa 50125
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
ELECTRICAL HAZARD:
WARNING
CAUTION!
THIS IS AN ELECTRICALLY OPERATED
PRODUCT AND SHOULD BE OPERATED
WITH CARE. KEEP AWAY FROM SMALL
CHILDREN.
components in any other products or vehiTM
cles other than those of MINIMOTO MAXII
BIKE. Replacing or substituting parts with
other vehicles can result in overheating,
fire, or explosion.
g) The battery is to be handled by ADULTS
ONLY. The battery is heavy and contains a
lead-acid electrolyte. Dropping the battery
can result in serious injury.
BEFORE RIDING, ALWAYS MAKE SURE
THAT THE BATTERY RETAINER IS FIRMLY IN
h) Never allow children to recharge the
PLACE AND HOLDING THE BATTERY
battery. Charging the battery must be
SECURELY.
done by ADULTS ONLY. A child could be
injured when involved in the operations of
PREVENTING A FIRE:
battery charging or use of electrical
a) Never modify the electrical system or
devices.
battery charger. Modifications of these
systems can result in fire, serious injury
i) Make sure that all battery contacts or
and damage to the electrical components. connectors are clean and free of excessive
b) To avoid damaging the battery, do not
use the charger if it has been struck,
dropped or damaged in any way.
c) Do not expose the battery to high temperatures as this may cause a battery to
explode.
d) Never allow the battery charger to
become wet or placed in water.
e) Use of the wrong type of battery or
charger could cause a fire or explosion
resulting in serious injury.
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f) Never use MINIMOTO parts, battery, or
wear or damage whenever the battery is
charged. If ANY damage is detected, DO
NOT USE the charger or battery until you
have replaced the worn or damaged part.
j) Always remove the Key when not in use
to ensure the power is off and prevent any
unauthorized riders from attempting to ride
the bike.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
VEHICLE ASSEMBLY AND SET
UP:
CAUTION: The included tools to set up
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and charge the MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE
should be used by an ADULT ONLY. The
package contains some small parts.
Keep away from small children.
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1) Completely remove the MINIMOTO
MAXII BIKE
from the
package.
Position it
upright and
support it by
moving the
kick stand to
Fig 1
the lower
position (Fig 1).
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4) FIRMLY TIGHTEN the handlebars using
the tool as shown (Fig 4). WARNING: The
handlebars must not be able to move
when riding! ALWAYS test the handlebars
before riding to make sure they will not
slip, rotate, or be forced from their desired
position. If the handlebars move when riding, it is possible to loose control and fall.
Adjust or tighten the handlebars as necessary.
Fig 4
5) Adjust the throttle by rotating the handle grip into a comfortable position. Use
the Allen Key to release the screw (Fig 5).
Once the throttle is correctly adjusted, fasten the screw back on using the Allen key.
Make sure the
throttle is firmFig 2
ly in place
3) Rotate the two handlebars into position when finished.
(Fig 3). NOTE: Depending on the size and
driving position, rotate the handlebars
Fig 5
inward or outward. Moving them outward
will give you
more room
between your
knees and
your hands.
2) Find and
identify the
following tools
(Fig 2)
Fig 3
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
BRAKE ADJUSTMENT:
IMPORTANT! You must inspect the
adjustment of the hand brake before
attempting to ride on your Minimoto™
Maxii Bike.
The brakes will
need to be adjusted over time.
Tightening or loosening the brake
adjustment knob
can obtain minor
brake adjustments. This knob Fig 6
is located next to
the hand brake.
To do this adjustment, loosen the
nut and turn the
conical shaped
knob to adjust the
brake (FIG 6).
Fig 7
Retighten the
knob with the nut
when the appropriate feel of the brake is
found (FIG 7).
If the brakes need a more drastic adjustment, use the wrench to loosen the nut
that connects the cable to the rear wheel
(FIG 8). When the nut is loosened, pull
the brake cable
tight until there is
no slack in the
NUT
cable. Retighten
the nut securely
(FIG 9) and check
the brakes again
before riding.
Fig 8
Fig 9
STORAGE BOX
COMPARTMENT:
Under the rear seat is a storage area for
you to carry small items. Press the button
on the rear of the compartment (Fig 10)
and pull down the bin. Snap it back into
position before riding.
Fig 10
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
BATTERY CHARGING
INFORMATION:
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Remove old or dead battery from the
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MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE if they do not
accept a charge.
IMPORTANT: The new battery provided in
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the MINIMOTOTM MAXII BIKE MUST BE
charged for at least 12 hours before
using for the first time.
Never use the charger in an enclosed
space. Always ensure adequate ventilation.
The charger MUST be used only in a clean, .
dry area. In addition:
Never cover the electric mini bike or the
charger during charging.
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Battery charging must be done by
ADULTS only.
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The battery must be upright when
charging.
Should anything abnormal happen to
the electric mini bike or charger, switch
off the mains supply immediately and
contact your dealer
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The charger is not a toy.
.
Do not short-circuit the battery.
.
Do not charge the battery on any delicate surfaces (such as a counter top).
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Only use the provided charger to charge
the battery.
NOTE: Do not connect the charger to a
surge protector. You should only plug the
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Only use a MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE bat- charger directly into a standard electric
tery or batteries when operating.
wall outlet. Surge protectors can slow
down the charging process.
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IMPORTANT:
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.
Under normal conditions, the battery will
reach full charge in 8 to 20 hours of charging time. The difference in time depends
on the local power output in your area, the
type of outlet you use, and the condition of
the battery.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
STEPS TO CHARGE BATTERY:
3) Plug in the charger into a standard 120
Volt electrical outlet.
The port for the charger is located on the
upper body. It resembles a
simulated”FUEL CAP”.
1) Slide the protective cover over to
expose the charger port (Fig 11).
4) When properly charging, THE Green light
flash on and off on the charger will be ON.
MAKE SURE THE ANY SWITCHES CONNECTING THE ELECTRICAL OUTLET ARE
SET TO THE ON POSITION.
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5) Before using the MINIMOTO MAXII
BIKE for the first time, charge the battery
for at least 12 hours. Never charge the
battery for more than 30 hours.
Fig 11
2) Note that the plug has a “groove”
inside (Fig 12). This allows the plug to be
inserted in the proper orientation to the
wires. Plug the charger into the port.
6) When the battery is fully charged. The
Green light on the charger will come on. It
is recommended that you always recharge
the battery for a period of 8 hours.
However, 80% of the power will be charged
into the battery in 4 hours. It is possible
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to use the MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE after
this period but the total running time will
be reduced.
GROOVE
Fig 12
Battery Charger specifications for world-wide standard:
Country
Input
Output
U.S./Canada
Taiwan/Japan
A.C. 100-120V
60Hz
d.c. 36V 2000mA
Polarity
Bare
U.K./Hong Kong/
Singapore/Malaysia/
Africa
A.C. 220-240V
50Hz
d.c. 36V 2000mA
Bare
Europe/Germany/
Israel
A.C. 220-230V
50Hz
d.c. 36V 2000mA
Bare
Australia/
New Zealand/China
A.C. 240V 50Hz
d.c. 36V 2000mA
Bare
Shape
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
BATTERY CARE:
.
If a battery appears to be leaking, avoid
contact with the leaking materials. Place
the battery in a plastic bag.
Avoid running the battery completely
as this will greatly shorten their useable life.
.
Never leave the battery in an
uncharged condition. This will permanently damage it and prevent it from
being able to hold any charge.
WARNING: This liquid and contents of the
battery are highly acidic. Wash your hands
immediately and thoroughly for a minimum
.
of 15 minutes. Call a physician. Do not
touch your face or eyes. If acid is internally ingested, IMMEDIATELY give water,
milk, egg whites, or milk of magnesia.
.
Never give emetics or induce vomiting.
CALL A PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY.
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Disconnect the battery from the wiring
if the MINIMOTOTM MAXII BIKE is to be
stored more than 2 months.
Do not store the batteries in temperatures above 75 degrees F or lower
than –10 degrees F.
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Use ONLY a MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE
battery.
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Never charge the battery for more than
30 hours
.
Charge the battery after each use.
.
Check to make sure the battery is
securing in place before riding the
bike. Tighten the battery retainer if
necessary.
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6) Always check to see that the kick stand
is in the up position before starting to
RIDING RULES:
DIRECT ADULT SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED ride. Leaving the kick stand in the down
position can cause the rider to fall while
WHEN RIDING.
riding.
Adults should teach the appropriate safety
rules and methods before allowing anyone
to ride the MINIMOTOTM MAXII BIKE. The
rules should be reviewed with any children
in the vicinity that may want to ride the
mini-bike.
1) The follwing areas are to be avoided
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when riding the MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE:
a. Cars or traffic
b. Streets or alleys
c. Steps or steep inclines
d. Swimming pools, puddles, ice, or
bodies of water
e. Any area that could potentially
cause harm to humans, animals, or
property. Ride only in areas where
permission has been granted.
2) Do not use on roads or public streets,
as this is illegal and dangerous.
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7) Do not use the MINIMOTO MAXII
BIKE for jumping, stunts or tricks. This
product has not been designed for such
use.
8) Do not touch the motor or wheels while
they are rotating.
9) Keep hands, face, feet and hair away
from all moving parts.
10) Do not ride down or across steep
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inclines. the MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE, just
like a bicycle, can reach unsafe speeds,
loose traction, or slip and tip over. ride on
level ground.
11) Never ride near flammable liquids or
vapors such as gasoline, acetone or paint
thinner. Keep all flammable materials
away from the minimoto tm maxii bike.
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3) Never ride the MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE
at night
4) Never ride with more than one rider.
maximum allowable weight of the rider
should not exceed 200 lbs (90 kg).
5) Always wear appropriate shoes, clothing, and protective gear. Protective gear
includes the use of a helmet, knee pads,
and elbow pads (not included).
12) Never where headphones or use a cell
phone when operating
13) Ride defensively. remember that others around you may not see you or may be
to involved in their own actions.
14) Learn about and observe your local
laws regarding bicycle use.
15) Riders must be over the age of 10.
Keep away from small children.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
PRE-RIDE CHECKLIST
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Check that the brake lever is tight on
the handlebar.
.
Pull the brake lever to make sure that:
1. The brake releases automatically.
2. The brake holds the electric mini
bike from being pushed forward.
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Your MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE is just like
any vehicle. it requires routine maintenance, service, and inspection to operate
reliably and safely.
.
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Look over the entire unit to ensure
that there are no visible problems with .
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the MINIMOTO Maxii Bike.
.
Check that the handlebar nut is tight.
.
Check the tires, ensuring there are no
cuts or exposed cords or the tires are
deflated.
.
Check that all cables and wires are
not frayed, cut or broken.
.
Check that the throttle is tight on the
handlebar.
Check that all 4 axle nuts are tight
and the wheels do not wobble as if
they appeared loose.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
HOW TO RIDE YOUR
MINIMOTOTM MAXII BIKE:
NOTE: It will take a little practice to get
used to riding. Take it slowly and start in
a location that is very open and away from
obstacles or obstructions.
1) Move the foot pegs to the down position (Fig 13).
4) Place the
key in the lock
and turn it to
the ON position (Fig 16).
ON
Fig 16
5) Using your right hand, rotate the throttle
control handle all the way down (Fig 17).
WHILE AT THE SAME TIME lifting your feet
up from the
ground.
6) When you
have achieved
enough speed Fig 17
Fig 13
to control your balance, place your feet on
2) Hold onto the handlebars and move the the foot pegs (Fig 18).
kickstand up (Fig 14). WARNING: Failure
7) Rotate the
to move the kickstand to the up position
throttle conbefore moving
trol handle
the throttle
(on your right
control may
hand side) to
result in damadjust the
age to the
Fig 18
desired
kickstand or
speed. Squeeze the brake lever to apply
crashing the
Fig 14
the brake as necessary.
bike.
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3) Carefully sit on the seat with your feet
supporting you and the bike (Fig 15).
Fig 15
8) BE CAREFUL: The MINIMOTO MAXII
BIKE can reach speeds up to 18 MPH on a
level surface (depending on the surface
terrain and the weight of the rider).
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
SPECIAL SAFETY WARNINGS
1) When accelerating please ensure that
you start slowly & precisely. Do not push
away for a quick start.
2) The brakes are designed to control
speed as well as stop the vehicle.
Practice braking for slow-down and smooth
stopping.
3) Never operate the throttle control when
the wheels are off the ground or the minibike in an upside down position.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
TIRE INFLATION PROCEDURE:
the tires “bulge” outward. This will cause premature wear of the tire. Under inflation will
WARNING: Tire inflation must be done
ONLY BY AN ADULT. NEVER inflate the
tires above 35 PSI. Recommended tire
pressure is 30 PSI. Tires should be inflated with a standard “bicycle” type pump.
Inflation at an Automobile service station
can easily result in over inflation of the
tires. Over inflation of the tires can
result in serious injury or even death.
cause the tire to look flat on the ground. This will
result in poor running speeds and handling.
Make sure that your tires are properly inflated to
get the most out of your vehicle.
Tires MUST be at the proper inflation
in order to achieve good handling characteristics and control. Over inflation will make
Before inflating any tire, make sure the key
is removed from the lock.
To inflate the tires, unscrew the protective cap
from the valve stem and attach the bicycle
pump as you would with any bicycle.
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TIRE REPAIR:
In the event that a tire should consistently
loose air pressure, the tires can be
repaired at a local bicycle repair shop.
The tires have an inner tube construction.
WARNING: Inspect tires regularly.
If the tire tread is worn to the point where
the grooves are difficult to see, replace the
tire(s) immediately.
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If the tire tread shows uneven wear, check
the axle to make sure the wheel is loaded
evenly and correctly. Uneven wear may be
a sing of uneven loading.
If the rims (wheels) are bent or cracked,
they must be replaced.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
TIRE INFLATION PROCEDURE:
the tires “bulge” outward. This will cause premature wear of the tire. Under inflation will
WARNING: Tire inflation must be done
ONLY BY AN ADULT. NEVER inflate the
tires above 35 PSI. Recommended tire
pressure is 30 PSI. Tires should be inflated with a standard “bicycle” type pump.
Inflation at an Automobile service station
can easily result in over inflation of the
tires. Over inflation of the tires can
result in serious injury or even death.
cause the tire to look flat on the ground. This will
result in poor running speeds and handling.
Make sure that your tires are properly inflated to
get the most out of your vehicle.
Tires MUST be at the proper inflation
in order to achieve good handling characteristics and control. Over inflation will make
Before inflating any tire, make sure the key
is removed from the lock.
To inflate the tires, unscrew the protective cap
from the valve stem and attach the bicycle
pump as you would with any bicycle.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
TIRE REPAIR:
In the event that a tire should consistently
loose air pressure, the tires can be
repaired at a local bicycle repair shop.
The tires have an inner tube construction.
WARNING: Inspect tires regularly.
If the tire tread is worn to the point where
the grooves are difficult to see, replace the
tire(s) immediately.
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If the tire tread shows uneven wear, check
the axle to make sure the wheel is loaded
evenly and correctly. Uneven wear may be
a sing of uneven loading.
If the rims (wheels) are bent or cracked,
they must be replaced.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
CIRCUIT BREAKER:
IMPORTANT:
IF YOU LOSE THE KEYS:
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Take your MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE to local
Locksmith. For a charge, they will be able
Circuit Breaker information and reset:
to create a new key. NOTE: Keys can be
obtained by calling the Minimoto Service
Your Minimoto TM Maxii bike has a built-in Center for a fee. You can have your key
Circuit Breaker. This is
duplicated at any Key
located near the Key on the
Shop or kiosk. It is a
Front Fork (Fig 19)
good idea to store an
extra key in a safe
CIRCUIT BREAKER
The function of this Circuit
place.
Breaker is to shut the electrical power down if it
detects too much electrical
current is being used. This
Fig 19
protects the electrical components from extreme abuse. The Circuit
Breaker will blow if the vehicle is going up
a steep hill, has too heavy a load, or the
wheels are blocked for some reason.
IF THE CIRCUIT BREAKER IS ACTIVATED,
THE MAXII BIKE WILL COMPLETELY SHUT
DOWN. To check to see if the Circuit
Breaker has blown, look to see if the black
button in the center has "popped up". To
reset the Circuit Breaker, you must wait
about 10 minutes. This gives it a chance
to cool down. Turn the Key off. Press the
black button down. If the button stays
down, the Circuit Breaker is reset. If not,
wait longer until it has cooled down
enough.
Once the Circuit Breaker has been reset,
turn the Key to the on position and ride as
normal.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
Replacing the
Chain if it "pops
off":
2) Remove the outer cover
by loosening the two
phillips head screws (Fig
21and 22).
It is possible that under
extreme conditions the
chain may pop off. If this
occurs, the motor will run
but the rear wheel will not
turn under power.
The chain can be replaced
onto it's original position by
following these
instructions:
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Fig 25
5) Place the chain on the
top of the rear wheel gear
about half way around
(Fig 26).
WARNING: Whenever
removing the protective
chain cover, YOU MUST DIS- Fig 21and22
CONNECT the battery. This
will ensure no possibility of
the motor or chain running
accidentally while working in
this area. Refer to the section on "Replacing
the battery" in this instruction manual for this operation.
Fig 26
6) Carefully move the
wheel and gear so that the
entire chain pops back on
(Fig27).
1) Support the bike so that
the rear wheel is not touching the ground (Fig 20).
IMPORTANT: Make sure the Fig 23and24
bike will not fall over in this
Fig 27
process. Work on a work
3) Use a Phillips head
bench or in a area with
7) Replace the chain
screw driver to separate the
plenty of space.
covers in reverse order.
Upper and Lower (Fig 23
and 24).
8) Reconnect the battery.
4) Place the chain over the
MOTOR gear first. Use your
fingers to keep some
tension on it (Fig 25).
Fig 20
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
Chain Drive belt adjustment
and replacement:
Periodic adjustment of the chain drive belt
may be necessary to maintain proper tension.’
If the chain is too loose, it will make a
“popping” noise while accelerating.
Retightening the chain requires immediate
adjustment or the chain may become permanently damaged.
2) Remove the chain belt cover
3) Loosen the axle nuts until the axle
can be moved around easily
(Fig 28).
4) Move
the axle
forward
and back
ward until
Fig 28
the proper
tension is achieved.
To adjust the chain drive belt:
1) Disconnect the battery connector
Important: Whenever working on or
near the chain, It is highly recommen
ed that you disconnect the battery.
Refer to the section “How to replace
the battery”.
5) Lock the axle nuts and turn the
wheel manually until it is fully paral lel
and inline with the front axle. If not,
loosen one nut and refasten again
when alignment takes place.
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6) Replace the chain cover.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
HOW TO REPLACE
THE BATTERY:
1) Remove the Key from the 10) Remove the battery
Lock.
and replace it with a fresh
battery.
2)Remove the lower bolt
underneath the body work
by allen key (Fig 29).
3) Remove the five bolts
from the Lower Body (Fig
30) that holds the left and
right halves together.
Fig 29
4) Remove the two bolts on
either side of the body halves
by allen key (Fig 31).
Separate the body halves
from the bike (Fig 32).
Fig 34
Fig 35
Fig 30
5) Using a wrench to hold
the nuts under the seat,
unscren the two bolts (Fig
33) and separate the seat
from the frame (Fig 34).
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Fig 31
Allen Key
6) Remove the four bolts
that hold the battery box
together by allen key (Fig
35).
Fig 36
7) Remove the two bolts
that hold right and left
halves of the battery box to
the chassis by allen key &
wrench (Fig 36).
Fig 32
ALLEN
TOOL
8) Remove the battery box.
WRENCH
Fig 33
Fig 37
9) Loosen and remove the
battery retainer (Fig 37)
Carefully disconnect the electrical plug between the battery and the wiring harness.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
11) Reconnect the plugs
and position the wires to
exit the proper hole from
the battery box (Fig 38).
14) Charge the new battery
before attempting to ride
again.
Non-rechargeable battery is not to be
charged.
Fig 38
12) Retighten the battery
retainer so the battery is
securely held.
Battery charging must
be done by ADULTS
only.
Only battery of the same or
an equivalent type as the
recommended battery is to
be used.
TM
Use only MINIMOTO
replacement batteries.
Battery is to be inserted
with the correct polarity.
Remove old or dead battery
TM
from the MINIMOTO MAXII
BIKE. If they do not accept
a charge.
Do not short-circuit the battery and the connectors.
13) Replace the battery
box, and lower body in
reverse order.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
BATTERY DISPOSAL:
Always return your unwanted battery to a
local federal or state approved lead-acid
recycling center or an authorized automoAlways dispose of unwanted or used
bile battery seller. For residents in the
batteries in a safe and environmentally
states of Florida and Minnesota, it is ILLEfriendly manner. DO NOT throw the batGAL for anyone to attempt to dispose of
tery into your regular household trash.
Law prohibits the disposal of lead-acid bat- lead-acid battery in a municipal waste
tery by incineration, placing them in a land- stream.
fill, or mixing them with other rubbish.
NEVER expose the battery to FIRE. The
battery may leak or explode.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
TROUBLE SHOOTING:
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution
The Maxii Bike does
not run..
1) The key is not in the lock.
1) Make sure the key is in the lock and in the
“ON” position.
2) Charge the battery
3) Wait 10 minutes for circuit breaker cool down
and reset the switch.
4) Check to see if the wall socket is in the “on”
position and the led is turned on.
5) If the battery is old or has been abused, it
will need to replaced
6) Check all connectors
7) Adjust the lever to see that the power cut off
switch is not closed. Spray some lubricant into
the handle to loosen it up if it becomes sticky.
2) The battery is low.
3) The circuit breaker is shut down.
4) The charger is not working
5) The battery is dead.
6) The wires are loose.
7) The brake lever is too tight
3) Loose connectors.
4) The brake is not properly adjusted.
1) The electronic circuit will automatically
detect when the voltage is too low for the
bike to run. Recharge the battery.
2) Wait 10 minutes for circuit breaker to cool
down and reset the breaker.
3) Check all electrical connections
4) Adjust the brake as described in this manual
The Maxii Bike is in "ON”
mode but when I move the
throttle handle, but the
back wheel won’t turn.
1) The charger is still connected.
2) The brake is too tight.
1) Disconnect the charger.
2) Adjust the brake to loosen the tire.
Motor will run but the
bike does not move.
The chain has come off.
Replace chain to the gears.
The brake is too tight or
loose.
The brake cable is out of adjustment.
Adjust the brake cable to proper tension.
The Maxii Bike is noisy or
making a “popping” sound
when moving.
The drive chain is too loose.
Adjust the drive chain at the back wheel.
The charger gets warm
when I recharge the
battery.
This is normal.
No action required.
The Maxii Bike was
running but it
suddenly stopped.
1) Low battery voltage.
2) Circuit breaker is shut down
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The battery only lasts
This is normal.
about 40 minutes when I ride
the bike.
no action required. recharge the battery
normally. note: heavy use of the battery will
result in even less operating time.
The battery makes a slight
sizzling or gurgling sound
when it recharges.
This is normal.
No action required.
When I try to recharge the
battery, the LED does not
light up.
Electricity is not going to the charger.
There is no problem with the battery. Check
to see that the switch that controls the socket
that the charger is plugged into is in the on
position.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution
The bike runs for less than
30 minutes when I ride.
The battery is undercharged.
1) The first time you charge the battery, make s
that the full 8 hours is used. Look to see th
green light is on before attempting a run.
2) if the battery is old, it may need replacing. n
battery life will vary depending on the terrain
battery condition, driving style, and weight of
rider.
The Green LED never
light goes off.
1) The battery is not being properly charged.
1) Make sure all connectors are clean. Repair
if necessary and the plug is properly
placed in the bike’s receptacle.
2) Replace the battery.
2) The battery is too old or has been abused.
The Maxii bike runs
sluggishly.
1) The battery is undercharged.
2) The battery is old.
3) The conditions and surfaces you are on
are too extreme.
4) The bike is overloaded.
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1) Charge the battery.
2) Even under perfect conditions, the battery
will only last about 1 to 2 years. If your
battery is old or has been abused or left
uncharged for a long period of time, it may
need replacing.
3) Try to run on smooth, flat surfaces only.
4) Make sure the rider does not exceed the
200lb weight limitation.
If you have tried these solutions but the problem still exists, Contact the Minimoto
Service Center for advice or assistance. They will assist you in getting quickly on the
road. PLEASE CHARGE THE BATTERY FULLY (if possible) before calling the center as
this will speed up the checklist. Have the Maxii bike near the phone so you can do the
various tests quickly.
www.teamminimoto.com
or email
customerservice@teamminimoto.com
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
LIMITED WARRANTY AND
REGISTRATION :
The manufacturer warranties this product,
including the battery, To be free of manufacturing defects for a period of 180 days
from the date of purchase. This limited
warranty does not cover the normal wear
and tear, tires, inner tubes, cables, or any
damage, failure, or loss caused by improper assembly, set up, storage, or mainteTM
nance of the MINIMOTO MAXII BIKE.
PLEASE SAVE YOUR ORIGINAL SALES
RECEIPT.
Warranty does not include replacement
normal wear and tear of either brakes or
tires. It also does not include body or
frame parts damaged due to accident,
abuse, or improper assembly by the user.
This warranty does not cover, and is
intended to exclude, any liability on the
part of the manufacturer, whether under
this warranty or implied by law or any indirect or consequential damages for breach
of warranty. Toyquest’s and the manufacturer’s liability hereunder is expressly limited to the replace of goods not complying
with the warranty of, or at Toyquest’s elecThe warranty is VOID if the product is used tion, to the repayment of and amount
in any other manner than recreation or
equal to the purchase price of the product
transportation, is modified, or used in for
in question. Some states do not allow the
commercial purposes. The warranty does exclusion or limitation so this limitation
not cover the vehicle or battery damaged
may not apply to you.
by unreasonable use, neglect, accident,
abuse, misuse, improper service, or other Check local laws and regulations in your
causes not arising out of defects or work- area before riding to determine where you
TM
can legally ride your MINIMOTO MAXII
manship.
BIKE.
Evidence of any attempt of repair done by
the consumer (other than tires and normal
adjustments) will void the warranty.
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
REGISTRATION CARD:
VIN NUMBER
To obtain warranty repairs or assistance,
you must contact the MinimotoTM Repair
Center before the warranty expires.
Each Minimoto™ Maxii bike has a
unique VIN (Vehicle Identification
Number) inscribed on a plate on the
chassis. The location of this VIN is
on the lower front fork plate (Fig 39).
You will need to locate this information when registering and applying for
warranty ser vice.
Contact is most easily arranged by email:
customerservice@teamminimoto.com
It is also possible to register by mailing
the included form to the following address:
VIN
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Toy Quest
C/O
Minimoto Service Center
1800 N. 9th Street
Indianola,
Iowa 50125
Fig 39
PLEASE SAVE YOUR ORIGINAL RECEIPT.
This warranty gives you specific legal
rights, and you may also have other rights
that vary from state to state.
MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
APPENDIX:
Spare part list for Maxii Bike:
Spare Parts No.
Spare Part Name
15319-ASM-001
Right side body
15319-ASM-002
Left side body
15319-ASM-003
Windshield
15319-ASM-004
Body seat assembly
15319-ASM-005
Chain cover
15319-ASM-006
Battery box
15319-ASM-007
Charging port cover
15319-ASM-008
Frame
15319-MIS-001
36 Volt battery
15319-MIS-002
36 Volt battery charger
15319-MIS-003
Electronic module
15319-MIS-004
Key (QTY : 3)
15319-MIS-005
Key switch
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MINIMOTO™ MAXII BIKE
Spare Parts No.
Spare Part Name
15319-MIS-006
Circuit breaker
15319-MIS-007
Front tire and hub
15319-MIS-008
Rear tire assembly
15319-MIS-009
Chain
15319-MIS-010
Nut and bolt assortment
15319-MIS-011
Charging port
15319-MIS-012
Motor
15319-MIS-013
Label sheet
15319-MIS-014
Kickstand
15319-MIS-015
Throttle switch assembly
15319-MIS-016
Brake switch assembly
15319-MIS-017
Brake cable
15319-MIS-018
Tool kit
15319-MIS-019
Foot pegs (QTY : 2)
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Important: You must
charge your Minimoto ™
Maxii Bike a minimum
of 12 hours before you
can use it.
RECHARGE the battery
EACH TIME you use it.
TO PROTECT THE LIFE
OF THE BATTERY,
recharge the battery
at least once a month.
FOLLOW ALL SAFETY
RULES AND SET UP
INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS
MANUAL THOROUGHLY.
FAILURE TO DO SO
MAY VOID YOUR
WARRANTY.
DO NOT RETURN THE
MINIMOTO™ Maxii Bike
TO THE STORE! IF YOU ARE
MISSING PARTS OR
NEED ASSISTANCE,
PLEASE CONTACT US
TOLL- FREE:
1-800-434-6178
8 AM TO 4 PM EST,
Monday through Friday,
(excluding holidays)
OR contact us by:
email at:
customerservice@teamminimoto.com
# 15319
Toy Quest
Los Angeles, CA 90064. All Rights Reserved. Made in China.
SKU#15319
www.toyquest.com
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